MH = UnityPoint Health – Meriter Hospital (approximately three miles from University Hospital)
UW = University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
VA = Veterans Administration Hospital (adjoins University Hospital)
Elective = Residents may choose to participate in a global health elective rotation (up to four weeks long) or spend the time in a subspecialty of their interest as a senior resident.
Non-Orthopedics Rotation Schedule (required by ACGME)
During PGY-1, residents will rotate through the following at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics:
- Emergency Medicine
- General Surgery
- Musculoskeletal Imaging
- Surgical Critical Care
- General Surgery Trauma
- Surgical Skills
- Plastic Surgery
On Call and Emergency Room Coverage
In addition to subspecialty rotations, ER coverage is a 24-hour resident responsibility. At The American Center that responsibility is shared during weekday hours with a physicians assistant. Coverage by the junior resident (first call) is divided into three categories: weekday, night, and weekend coverage.